The exhibition was inaugurated to coincide with ‘Good Governance Day’ to mark Vajpayee’s birthday.
Several union ministers, including Ravi Shankar Prasad, Arun Jaitley, Smriti Irani and Nirmala Sitharaman, also greeted Vajpayee. The prime minister also payed tributes to freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya on his birth anniversary.
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A biopic on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been announced. The movie has been titled Yugpurush Atal. The said film will be written by Basant Kumar and directed by Mayank P. Srivastava.
In his greetings, Kumar said that “I wish a long, healthy and illustrious (Tejaswi) life to Vajpayee jee on his birthday.”
President Ramnath Kovind also joined PM Modi in wishing Vajpayee. “Birthday wishes to our much-loved and respected former Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee,” he tweeted.
Neetu Chandra has been invited to recite former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s poems in honour of his 93rd birthday. It is the former political leader’s birthday today.
These 93 convicts, who are going to be freed, are lodged in different jails of Uttar Pradesh and their names were chosen from a list of prisoners who have completed their tenure in jail.
The BJP leader was inducted into the Narendra Modi-led cabinet in 2016 where he was given the independent charge of sports and youth affairs. Recently, he was given MoS charge of parliamentary affairs.
Vajpayee had promised the leaders in Kathmandu that India would consider the proposal with an open mind
A joint statement said Vajpayee had reiterated the priority given by the new government to having beneficial bilateral relations with all of India’s neighbours “and more particularly with Nepal with whom there are ties in tradition, culture, religion, history trade and commerce.”
The Vajpayee government constituted a task force which in 2003 submitted a report saying central and state levies should be merged or unified into a Goods and Services Tax (GST), he said at a public rally on the new tax regime.
In March 2011, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee introduced the Constitution (115th Amendment) Bill to pave the way for the introduction of GST. The Bill was referred to the Standing Committee on Finance, then steered by Yashwant Sinha.
The book is titled -‘Yug Purush, Bharat Ratna, Atal Ji’ and it will be officially unveiled soon.
Since 1999, May 11 is commemorated as the National Technology Day to mark India’s scientific prowess and technological advancements.